Glen Lea, Primrose Lane, Bishop Auckland, DL14

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3

A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase a substantial 3 Bedroom Detached Bungalow situated within a much sought after residential area.

Etherley Dene is ideally situated, being within walking distance of local schools, shopping and recreational facilities. The historic City of Durham is approximately 11 miles away and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne 30 miles away. The property has excellent transport links with the A688 trunk road giving access to the A1M for travel North and South.

Occupying an extremely generous plot the bungalow, land and outbuildings provide a fantastic opportunity for a purchaser to create a stunning family home or an investment opportunity to do a number of self builds, subject to relevant planning permission.

The internal layout briefly comprises; Entrance Hallway, Lounge/Diner, Fitted Kitchen, a well proportioned Orangery overlooking the rear garden, Utility Room, Cloakroom W/c, 3 Bedrooms and a Family Shower Room.

Externally the property sits within enclosed gardens, which are laid mainly to lawn with well stocked flower borders. A double width garage and driveway provide off road parking for a number of vehicles. (An adjacent detached piece of land could also be utilised for additional parking facilities)

Gated access to the side of the bungalow opening to the paddock and outbuildings.

Entrance Hallway

Hardwood entrance door with glazed side panels opening to hallway with central heating radiator housed in decorative cover and loft hatch, which is accessible via a pull down ladder. Doors to:

Lounge/Diner: 22'06 x 12'05 max (6.70m x 3.78m)

A spacious lounge diner which benefits from open views across the surrounding countryside. Three double glazed windows, allowing lots of natural light to flood through, feature electric fire suite and two central heating radiators, one of which is housed in decorative cover. Glazed door to kitchen.

Kitchen: 12'09 x 10'09 (3.89m x 3.28m)

Fitted with an extensive range of base and wall units with complimentary granite work surfaces. Integrated electric hob with extractor hood, double eye level electric oven, Belfast sink unit and wall mounted central heating boiler. Two double glazed windows, tiled flooring and door to orangery.

Orangery: 20'07 x 9'09 (6.09m x 2.97m)

A lovely room in which to sit and enjoy the open views across the rear garden and beyond.

Utility Room: 9'02 x 7'11 (2.79m x 2.41m)

Fitted with a base and wall unit, stainless steel sink unit, laminated work surface, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Wall mounted extractor fan, central heating radiator, double glazed window, tiled flooring, pedestrian door to garage and door to cloakroom/wc.


Fitted with a low level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin. Obscure double glazed window, wall mounted extractor fan, central heating radiator and tiled flooring.

Bedroom One: 12'05 x 10'11 (3.78m x 3.33m)

Situated to the front of the bungalow, again enjoying open views across the countryside. Cornice to ceiling and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two:

11'0 x 7'05 (3.35m x 2.26m)

Cornice to ceiling, central heating radiator and window overlooking the orangery.

Bedroom Three:

7'01 x 6'11 (2.16m x 2.11m)

A second bedroom overlooking the orangery.

Family Bathroom

Fully tiled bathroom comprising, shower enclosure with mains fed unit, low level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin. Central heating radiator and obscure double glazed window.

Double Garage:

20'05 x 17'01 (6.09m x 5.21m)

Up and over door, power and lighting.


The bungalow sits within landscaped gardens, which are laid mainly to lawn with well stocked flower borders containing an array of mature plants and shrubs.

A paddock and outbuildings to the rear could be utilised for a number of purposes or as an investment opportunity to do a number of self builds, subject to relevant planning permission.

Property Reference BIA-GAU12TGVFN

01388 213711

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